With speaker, Thomas Terry: Did you know that most people under the age of 30 self-identify as a creative? Do you understand how and why creatives think the way they do? Did you know that creatives typically feel disconnected from the local church and that many artists in the church wrestle with their Christian identity? How can you as a pastor provide healthy discipleship for the artists in your church and help them...
With speakers, Brian Brodersen, Nate Holdridge & Bill Welsh: The Gospel is truly “One-Size-Fits-All”, our method of delivering the Good News is not. In this workshop, we will discuss 4 stages of cultural adaptation in developing appropriate ministry models: “Observe, Prepare, Engage, and Nurture”.
With speaker, Jeff Jackson: To finish the task of making disciples from among all people groups--many of whom now live in our local neighborhoods, understanding the basics of cross-cultural ministry is crucial. This workshop will explain what those basics are, along with how to present facets of the Gospel we don’t normally emphasize, but which connect much more easily with those from Non-Western cultures.
With speaker, Char Brodersen: Should Pragmatism, Culture or Theology drive the Church’s Liturgy? The answer: Yes. But the order is vitally important. Come listen and discuss how we can develop rich, theologically stimulating, culturally relevant, engaging gatherings for the people of God.